The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 59 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOP 49 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.48% 2.37% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 3.11% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1163 996 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.54% 76.15% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 977 872 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OOP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Wales region.

OOP Salary Trend in Wales

OOP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Wales

OOP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 45 £35,000 - 5
North Wales - 3 £35,000 -
West Wales +7 1 £32,500 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 40 (48.78%) OO
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) HTML
2 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (42.68%) CSS
4 31 (37.80%) PHP
5 28 (34.15%) jQuery
6 27 (32.93%) C#
7 24 (29.27%) MVC
8 23 (28.05%) .NET
8 23 (28.05%) MySQL
9 22 (26.83%) Java
9 22 (26.83%) Scrum
10 20 (24.39%) Web Development
11 19 (23.17%) C++
12 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.73%) MongoDB
14 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
14 16 (19.51%) Windows
15 15 (18.29%) Degree
16 14 (17.07%) Subversion
16 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
16 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
16 14 (17.07%) SQL
17 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
17 13 (15.85%) TDD
17 13 (15.85%) HTML5
18 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
18 12 (14.63%) SDLC
19 11 (13.41%) Ajax

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.76%) Node.js
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) WildFly
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SSH
2 2 (2.44%) Broadband
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) MySQL
2 17 (20.73%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.76%) Big Data
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.07%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (6.10%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 23 (28.05%) PHP Developer
3 17 (20.73%) Senior Developer
4 14 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Junior
12 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Junior Developer
13 2 (2.44%) C++ Programmer
13 2 (2.44%) VB.NET Developer
13 2 (2.44%) Programmer
13 2 (2.44%) Mid-Level Java Developer
13 2 (2.44%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.34%) HTML
2 35 (42.68%) CSS
3 28 (34.15%) jQuery
4 23 (28.05%) .NET
5 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
6 13 (15.85%) HTML5
7 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.41%) Ajax
9 10 (12.20%) WPF
9 10 (12.20%) JSON
10 9 (10.98%) CSS3
11 8 (9.76%) Spring
11 8 (9.76%) Web Services
11 8 (9.76%) DHTML
12 7 (8.54%) XML
13 6 (7.32%) Symfony
13 6 (7.32%) Laravel
13 6 (7.32%) WinForms
14 5 (6.10%) Struts
14 5 (6.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Web 2.0
1 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) DTV
2 2 (2.44%) IPTV
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
3 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Mac OS
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) OO
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) MVC
3 22 (26.83%) Scrum
4 20 (24.39%) Web Development
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
5 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.63%) SDLC
7 10 (12.20%) OOD
8 8 (9.76%) BDD
9 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.32%) OO PHP
11 5 (6.10%) Web Design
12 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Change Management
12 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.66%) UML
13 3 (3.66%) MVVM
14 2 (2.44%) Mobile Development
14 2 (2.44%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 31 (37.80%) PHP
3 27 (32.93%) C#
4 22 (26.83%) Java
5 19 (23.17%) C++
6 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
7 14 (17.07%) SQL
8 8 (9.76%) Python
8 8 (9.76%) Ruby
9 7 (8.54%) VB
9 7 (8.54%) VB6
9 7 (8.54%) XAML
10 6 (7.32%) PHP5
11 3 (3.66%) Scala
11 3 (3.66%) VBA
11 3 (3.66%) C
11 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.66%) Perl
12 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) TOWER Software
3 6 (7.32%) Facebook
3 6 (7.32%) Twitter
3 6 (7.32%) Apple
4 5 (6.10%) Zend
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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